This dynamic trio, consisting of Tara Breen, Pádraig Rynne, and Jim Murray, showcases the best of Irish music tradition, delivering performances that range from gentle and melodic to rhythmic and everything in between.
Tara Breen, a highly skilled multi-instrumentalist from County Clare, is renowned for her mastery of the fiddle and has won numerous prestigious awards in Irish traditional music. She has performed with renowned groups like Stockton’s Wing and The Chieftains and is celebrated for her virtuosity on not just the fiddle but also the flute and saxophone.
Pádraig Rynne, described as one of the finest concertina players in Irish music, is recognized for his fresh and innovative approach to the tradition. With a background in music technology, he explores diverse genres and has formed the instrumental group NOTIFY, performing at esteemed folk, world, and jazz festivals worldwide. Rynne’s collaborations span across various genres, including working with Grammy award-winning artists such as Mark Lettieri, Jason Thomas, and Michelle Chamuel.
Jim Murray, known as Sharon Shannon‘s trusted collaborator, has been a professional musician since a young age. He has toured extensively and recorded with Shannon, earning accolades for their albums. Murray has garnered respect both nationally and internationally, collaborating with notable artists such as Sinéad O’Connor, Steve Earle, Shane MacGowan, Altan, and Mary Black.
Together, this trio creates an exceptional musical experience, blending traditional Irish elements with contemporary explorations, earning them acclaim for their 2021 release “Nasc” and recognition as one of the finest performing groups in Irish music today.